Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Do not be conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may discern what is the good, pleasing, and perfect will of God.

New American Standard Bible

And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.

King James Version

And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

International Standard Version

Do not be conformed to this world, but continuously be transformed by the renewing of your minds so that you may be able to determine what God's will is what is proper, pleasing, and perfect.

A Conservative Version

And be not conformed to this age, but be ye transformed by the renewal of your mind, for ye to approve what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God.

American Standard Version

And be not fashioned according to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, and ye may prove what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God.

Amplified

Do not be conformed to this world (this age), [fashioned after and adapted to its external, superficial customs], but be transformed (changed) by the [entire] renewal of your mind [by its new ideals and its new attitude], so that you may prove [for yourselves] what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God, even the thing which is good and acceptable and perfect [in His sight for you].

An Understandable Version

And you people must not be conformed to [the values and standards of] this age, but you should become transformed [i.e., changed in attitude and action] by having your mind renewed [i.e., to think in a totally different way]. Then you will be able to determine [and practice] God's will, the thing that is good, and acceptable and perfect.

Anderson New Testament

And be not conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may learn what the will of God is the good, and the acceptable, and the perfect.

Bible in Basic English

And let not your behaviour be like that of this world, but be changed and made new in mind, so that by experience you may have knowledge of the good and pleasing and complete purpose of God.

Common New Testament

Do not be conformed to this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and be not conformed to the present age: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may perceive what God requires of you is good, and acceptable, and perfect.

Darby Translation

And be not conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God.

Godbey New Testament

and he not fashioned after this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

You must not adopt the customs of this world but by your new attitude of mind be transformed so that you can find out what God's will is??hat is good, pleasing, and perfect.

John Wesley New Testament

And be not conformed to this world, but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect will of God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And be not conformed to this age, but be ye transformed by the renewing of your soul that ye may experience what is that good and well pleasing and perfect will of God.

Julia Smith Translation

And be ye not conformed to this life, but be transformed by the renovation of your mind, for you to prove what the good, and the pleasing, and the perfected will of God.

King James 2000

And be not conformed to this world: but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And do not be conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, so that you may approve what [is] the good and well-pleasing and perfect will of God.

Modern King James verseion

And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, in order to prove by you what is that good and pleasing and perfect will of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And fashion not yourselves like unto this world: But be changed through the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what thing that good, that acceptable, and perfect will of God is.

Moffatt New Testament

Instead of being moulded to this world, have your mind renewed, and so be transformed in nature, able to make out what the will of God is, namely, what is good and acceptable to him and perfect.

Montgomery New Testament

And be not conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may prove what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God.

NET Bible

Do not be conformed to this present world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may test and approve what is the will of God -- what is good and well-pleasing and perfect.

New Heart English Bible

And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what is the good, well-pleasing, and perfect will of God.

Noyes New Testament

and be not conformed to the fashion of this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that ye may learn by experience what is the will of God, what is good, and wellpleasing, and perfect.

Sawyer New Testament

and be not conformed to this life, but be transformed by the renewing of the mind, that you may prove what is the will of God which is good and well-pleasing and perfect.

The Emphasized Bible

And be not configuring yourselves unto this age, but be transforming yourselves by the renewing of your mind, to the end ye may be proving what is the thing willed by God - the good and acceptable and perfect.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And be not conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renovation of your mind, that you may prove by experience what is the will of God, that is good, acceptable, and perfect.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not conform to the fashion of this world; but be transformed by the complete change that has come over your minds, so that you may discern what God's will is--all that is good, acceptable, and perfect.

Webster

And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good and acceptable, and perfect will of God.

Weymouth New Testament

And do not follow the customs of the present age, but be transformed by the entire renewal of your minds, so that you may learn by experience what God's will is--that will which is good and beautiful and perfect.

Williams New Testament

Stop living in accordance with the customs of this world, but by the new ideals that mold your minds continue to transform yourselves, so as to find and follow God's will; that is, what is good, well-pleasing to Him, and perfect.

World English Bible

Don't be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what is the good, well-pleasing, and perfect will of God.

Worrell New Testament

and he not conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is the good and well-pleasing and perfect will of God.

Worsley New Testament

And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may experience what is the good, and acceptable, and perfect will of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

and be not conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, for your proving what is the will of God -- the good, and acceptable, and perfect.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

be
συσχηματίζω 
Suschematizo 
Usage: 2

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

συσχηματίζω 
Suschematizo 
Usage: 2

to
αἰών 
Aion 
Usage: 101

τούτῳ 
Touto 
Usage: 68

αἰών 
Aion 
Usage: 101

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

be ye transformed
μεταμορφόω 
metamorphoo 
Usage: 4

by the renewing
ἀνακαίνωσις 
Anakainosis 
Usage: 2

of
νοῦς 
Nous 
Usage: 24

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

νοῦς 
Nous 
Usage: 24

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

ye
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

δοκιμάζω 
Dokimazo 
Usage: 20

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

is that
θέλημα 
thelema 
will, desire, pleasure
Usage: 45

G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

and



and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

εὐάρεστος 
Euarestos 
Usage: 9

τέλειος 
Teleios 
Usage: 16

will
θέλημα 
thelema 
will, desire, pleasure
Usage: 45

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 12:2

Devotionals containing Romans 12:2

Images Romans 12:2

Context Readings

A Life Dedicated To God

1 Therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, I urge you to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God; this is your spiritual worship. 2 Do not be conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may discern what is the good, pleasing, and perfect will of God. 3 For by the grace given to me, I tell everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he should think. Instead, think sensibly, as God has distributed a measure of faith to each one.


Cross References

1 Peter 1:14

As obedient children, do not be conformed to the desires of your former ignorance.

Ephesians 5:17

So don’t be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is.

Proverbs 3:1-4

My son, don’t forget my teaching,
but let your heart keep my commands;

Romans 12:1

Therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, I urge you to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God; this is your spiritual worship.

Psalm 34:8

Taste and see that the Lord is good.
How happy is the man who takes refuge in Him!

Psalm 51:10

God, create a clean heart for me
and renew a steadfast spirit within me.

2 Corinthians 5:17

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away, and look, new things have come.

Psalm 119:47-48

I delight in Your commands,
which I love.

Proverbs 3:13-18

Happy is a man who finds wisdom
and who acquires understanding,

Ezekiel 36:26

I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; I will remove your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh.

Colossians 3:10

and have put on the new self. You are being renewed in knowledge according to the image of your Creator.

Titus 3:5

He saved us
not by works of righteousness that we had done,
but according to His mercy,
through the washing of regeneration
and renewal by the Holy Spirit.

Psalm 19:7-11

The instruction of the Lord is perfect,
renewing one’s life;
the testimony of the Lord is trustworthy,
making the inexperienced wise.

Psalm 119:174

I long for Your salvation, Lord,
and Your instruction is my delight.

John 15:19

If you were of the world, the world would love you as its own. However, because you are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of it, the world hates you.

Romans 13:14

But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no plans to satisfy the fleshly desires.

Galatians 1:4

who gave Himself for our sins to rescue us from this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father.

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of you, a slave of Christ Jesus, greets you. He is always contending for you in his prayers, so that you can stand mature and fully assured in everything God wills.

1 Thessalonians 4:3

For this is God’s will, your sanctification: that you abstain from sexual immorality,

2 Timothy 3:16-17

All Scripture is inspired by God and is profitable for teaching, for rebuking, for correcting, for training in righteousness,

James 4:4

Adulteresses! Don’t you know that friendship with the world is hostility toward God? So whoever wants to be the world’s friend becomes God’s enemy.

2 Peter 2:20

For if, having escaped the world’s impurity through the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in these things and defeated, the last state is worse for them than the first.

1 John 2:15-17

Do not love the world or the things that belong to the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in him.

1 John 4:4-5

You are from God, little children, and you have conquered them, because the One who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.

Revelation 13:8

All those who live on the earth will worship him, everyone whose name was not written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who was slaughtered.

Psalm 119:72

Instruction from Your lips is better for me
than thousands of gold and silver pieces.

Psalm 119:97

?MemHow I love Your instruction!
It is my meditation all day long.

Psalm 119:103

How sweet Your word is to my taste—
sweeter than honey in my mouth.

Psalm 119:128

I carefully follow all Your precepts
and hate every false way.

John 7:7

The world cannot hate you, but it does hate Me because I testify about it—that its deeds are evil.

John 17:14

I have given them Your word.
The world hated them
because they are not of the world,
as I am not of the world.

Romans 7:12

So then, the law is holy, and the commandment is holy and just and good.

Romans 7:22

For in my inner self I joyfully agree with God’s law.

1 Corinthians 3:19

For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God, since it is written:He catches the wise in their craftiness;

2 Corinthians 4:4

In their case, the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelievers so they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

James 1:27

Pure and undefiled religion before our God and Father is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself unstained by the world.

1 John 3:13

Do not be surprised, brothers, if the world hates you.

1 John 5:19

We know that we are of God, and the whole world is under the sway of the evil one.

Exodus 23:2

“You must not follow a crowd in wrongdoing. Do not testify in a lawsuit and go along with a crowd to pervert justice.

Leviticus 18:29-30

Any person who does any of these detestable practices must be cut off from his people.

Deuteronomy 18:9-14

“When you enter the land the Lord your God is giving you, do not imitate the detestable customs of those nations.

Ezekiel 18:31

Throw off all the transgressions you have committed, and get yourselves a new heart and a new spirit. Why should you die, house of Israel?

John 14:30

I will not talk with you much longer, because the ruler of the world is coming. He has no power over Me.

Romans 7:14

For we know that the law is spiritual, but I am made out of flesh, sold into sin’s power.

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith,

Ephesians 1:18

I pray that the perception of your mind may be enlightened so you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the glorious riches of His inheritance among the saints,

Ephesians 2:2

in which you previously walked according to the ways of this world, according to the ruler who exercises authority over the lower heavens, the spirit now working in the disobedient.

Ephesians 4:17-20

Therefore, I say this and testify in the Lord: You should no longer walk as the Gentiles walk, in the futility of their thoughts.

Ephesians 4:22-24

You took off your former way of life, the old self that is corrupted by deceitful desires;

Colossians 1:21-22

Once you were alienated and hostile in your minds because of your evil actions.

1 Peter 1:18

For you know that you were redeemed from your empty way of life inherited from the fathers, not with perishable things like silver or gold,

1 Peter 2:3

since you have tastedthat the Lord is good.

1 Peter 4:2

in order to live the remaining time in the flesh, no longer for human desires, but for God’s will.

2 Peter 1:4

By these He has given us very great and precious promises, so that through them you may share in the divine nature, escaping the corruption that is in the world because of evil desires.

Revelation 12:9

So the great dragon was thrown out—the ancient serpent, who is called the Devil and Satan, the one who deceives the whole world. He was thrown to earth, and his angels with him.

Ephesians 5:9-10

for the fruit of the light results in all goodness, righteousness, and truth

2 Corinthians 6:14-17

Do not be mismatched with unbelievers. For what partnership is there between righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship does light have with darkness?

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